Renaissance

Saraki’s kill, APC’s overkill

SEN. BUKOLA SARAKI  In his “The Devil’s Dictionary”, the American journalist and satirist, Ambrose Beirce, defines politics as “a strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.” He adds furthe... Read More...

Objection to firing and hiring

President Goodluck Jonathan is fast losing the goodwill he attracted to himself from Nigerians by his shocking predilection for firing and hiring people at the tail end of his inglorious tenancy in the State Ho... Read More...

PDP: This house has fallen

Within two and half years, the American journalist and writer, Karl Maier, published two important books that are so damning as they are provocatively captioned. In January 2000, “This House has Fallen: Midnigh... Read More...

Happy ending, beautiful beginning

On January 23, 2015, this column featured the story of the pregnant deer with a happy ending. In the article, “2015: The pregnant deer parable”, I contested the apocalyptic prediction of the former Minister of ... Read More...

Sack as sure as SURE-P

One of the characteristics of Dr Goodluck Jonathan’s presidency is its sheer predictability. As a prominent citizen of this country once told me, one could correctly guess or predict its moves, a quality that i... Read More...

Metuh goes to school

The novella, “Akin goes to school”, by Christie Ajayi and Michael Crowder, was well read by Nigerian pupils in the 70’s and 80’s. A staple book of a sort in those days, it is about the story of a young lad that... Read More...

Buhariphilia versus Buhariphobia

There is no doubt that this is the Buhari season and Nigerians are sufficiently afflicted. We are today divided between two opposing camps that now electrify the polity with their antics. On one side are the Bu... Read More...

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